The recall began on April 18, 2014. Carpeted floor mats come standard, along with four cupholders, with two in front and two in back. Anti-lock brakes and traction control are optional on the base model. Show full review Contrary to what you might have heard, General Motors is building many competitive cars these days — but the Pontiac G5 is not one that will lift the company out of its current predicament. The G5's manual transmission ranks in the middle of the pack. Seat bottoms are quite short, with somewhat hard cushioning but excellent support. There is a communication gap here.
It is definitely suited for a smaller person - a little awkward to get in and out of especially the back seat as it is a 2dr and some of my passengers have complained about the hard, uncomfortable seats. The vehicle hit the wall at approximately a 20 degree angle hitting the driver side front corner at the headlight area. It affected my ability to control turning my vehicle. Forces on the right tibia indicate that injuries to the lower leg would be possible. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, which could cause a fuel leak. Variances are due to engine and transmission options. Pontiac's 2009 G5 employs the worldwide Delta platform to provide an economical and bold alternative in the compact coupe market.
This expansion represents an additional 823,788 vehicles. When it was new, the 2009 Elantra was named our. I suspect that the 11. Send Kelsey an Hide full review. It is fairly peppy for a 4 cylinder but I purchased it with a standard transmission which helps. Note: Until the recall repairs have been performed, it is very important that customers remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the vehicle key.
The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. All manner of optional equipment can be ordered to dress up the G5. In the questionnaire, we ask subscribers to note any problems with their cars that occurred in the past 12 months. The G5 achieves up to 25 mpg city, 37 mpg highway with the five-speed manual. An interim notification was issued to owners of 2007 and earlier models on March 10, 2014, informing them of the safety defect.
It produces 155 hp and drives the front wheels through a standard 5-speed manual transmission. Thick pillars and miniature quarter-pane windows hinder visibility. Getting the automatic lops off another 1 to 2 mpg overall. Head protection Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. Owners of 2008 and later vehicles will be mailed an interim letter on April 21, 2014.
Add it all up, and the car accelerates more briskly than the 2. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. To me that still seems really low for a fully charged battery in almost brand new condition. Standard safety features include front and side curtain airbags. They were a little less than pleased when I insisted on getting the number for Pontiac Customer Service.
I will add that my daughter only drives about 1. The failure mileage was 4,000. Passenger — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. Automatic Transmission When parking your vehicle, the system prevents the ignition key from being removed unless the shift lever is in Park with the shift lever button fully released.
The recall began on April 18, 2014. Unfortunately, the G5's trunk has a high liftover height and a small opening, so extricating large suitcases could be a chore. Determined it's not the wheels or tires. It produces 155 hp and drives the front wheels through a standard 5-speed manual transmission. Interior room in the G5 is ample, particularly for rear passengers. General Motors' number for this recall is 14113 for the ignition lock cylinder and key replacement, and 14133 for only key replacements. It isn't precise, and at stoplights the shifter occasionally puts up a fight moving back into first gear, but at least it feels chunky and substantive — I prefer that over the rubbery stick-shifts in cars like the Focus and Hyundai Elantra.
The styling changes are a welcome improvement, but cars like the tC and Civic still look sharper. All affected owners will receive another letter once parts are available. It is not safe to drive. There are a couple larger hills on my commute which I can pull in 5th gear, at highway speed, with the cruise on. Save some cash and stick with cloth; I spent a week driving a leather-equipped Cobalt a while back, and its cowhide lacks the upscale quality of the optional leather in the Civic, Corolla and Mazda3. In its place, the 2.